Guided tour

Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

Activity provider:Quebec Bus Tour
Guided tour

Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

Activity provider:Quebec Bus Tour
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From US$ 38 per person

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Discover the flavors of the island of Orléans on this tour from Quebec City. Engage with history, meet local producers, and discover local favorites like jam, cider, nougat, and chocolate.

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Duration 3 hours
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French, English


  • Discover the flavors of l'île d’Orléans (Island of Orleans)
  • Visit 5 stops with 5 tastings
  • Take a semi-private tour on a small bus
Full description

Visit the island of Orléans in the Saint Lawrence River on this air-conditioned bus tour from Quebec City. Take part in 5 mouth-watering tastings at 5 different stops throughout your day.

Be picked up from Place d'Arme and travel towards the Island of Orléans to discover the flavors of the area. At each stop, taste products and discover their stories.

Indulge in something sweet at Chocolaterie Ste Petronille (producer of chocolates, truffles, jams, and ice-cream soaked in chocolate) and at the Nougaterie of St. Pierre (a producer of nougats and other sweets). 

Visit the Cidrerie Bilodeau (a producer of cider, juice, and apple jelly) and tickle your taste buds at the Vineyard of Mitan (a producer of white wines, red wines, and ice wines).

Finally, reach the Tigidou jam makers. Taste creations cooked from fresh, seasonal berries. Learn more about the history and the beginnings of the colonization the area along the way. At the conclusion of your tour, return to Place d'Arme in Quebec City. 

  • Pickup and drop off from Place d'arme
  • Guided bus tour
  • Product presentation
  • Small tasting of local products
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup/drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Place d'Ames, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Meet near the park adjacent to Château Frontenac. Please arrive 10 to 15-minutes before the tour departure. Look for the colorful, wrapped bus!

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must be 18 years and over for tastings with alcohol
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 121 reviews

Review summary

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It was nice to get an introduction to Ile D’orleans in a short period of time without having to rent a car, worry about where to go and how to get there. Our guide Peter was very nice and informative too. The tasting portions were small (but we expected that from reading other reviews), yet the experience was fun. I really enjoyed seeing the “countryside” with apple orchards, small vineyards, pick your own pumpkin farms (we visited in late September), and charming homes on the drive.

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May 31, 2023

The Island is beautiful and interesting. We visited a jam shop then a chocolate shop. The vineyard was lovely, very small samples for tasting like a mouthful, but the charcuterie and cheese boards which you buy as extra were yummy - would recommend purchasing. The cider factory was interesting and they explained what we were tasting in small groups and we could ask questions. Overall it was a good afternoon.

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May 31, 2023

The tour itself was great.The bus was very comfortable and the sites visited were lots of fun.However the highlight of the tour was our guide Peter.He was extremely pleasant,very knowledgeable of the geography and history of l'île d'Orléans.His personality really brought the information to life.Great experience! We'll recommend to others.

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May 31, 2023

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